Dallas guitarist Chris Manning (C4, Dvinity, Chris Manning Band, The Zeppelin Project) returns November 11th with his new album "Destination" featuring 11 new AOR, melodic rock songs combining Manning's signature guitar style with the talents of Hollywood vocalist extraordinaire Chris Hodges. Manning and Hodges collaborate on a wide range of tracks covering many different styles including "Start Over Now", a stand-out track in the melodic hard rock genre that features the guitar wizardry of legendary KISS guitarist Bruce Kulick. In addition to his contributions to one track, Bruce Kulick was also the album's creative consultant. A limited number of CDs are available now!
About Chris Manning
Chris Manning is a Dallas-based guitarist, songwriter, and session player. As an artist with a wide-variety of musical tastes, Chris' music remains difficult to categorize. Heavily influenced by rock heavy weights Jimi Hendrix, King's X, Deep Purple, Jimmy Page, Joe Satriani, Bruce Kulick, and George Lynch as well as new age artist Craig Chaquico, Chris' style balances technique and melody. C4 is Chris's original rock band with influences as diverse as Alice in Chains, Led Zeppelin, Soundgarden, and King's X while performing the songs from the "Destination" album.
To date, he has released four guitar-oriented instrumental CD's spanning multiple genres plus his latest album "Destination" featuring the vocal talents of Cris Hodges and is well received internationally. Chris was featured in Guitar Player magazine (Dec 2008), and shared stages with Drowning Pool, George Lynch and Lynch Mob, Michael Schenker, Yngwie Malmsteen, Dokken, Stephen Pearcy (Ratt), and Dangerous Toys. He is also a founding member of The Zeppelin Project, one of the top Zeppelin tributes in the southwest.